British Andrew Lincoln, the main actor of the Walking Dead series, will be the protagonist of several franchise films, reported the chain AMC.
Lincoln, who responded with the television format, will continue his iconic role as Ricko Grimes in several projects that will be filmed under the auspices of AMC Studios Original Films and will feature Scott Gimple scenarios.
The first film should start shooting in 2019.
"There are many things on the horizon, beginning with an epic led by one of the best players in the history of television and one of the best people I've ever met," Gimple said in a statement.
"These films will represent a major evolutionary development in terms of what we did on television according to the size of production," said Grimes, who promised "worlds never seen before". Walking Dead, faces of the past and new signs that will become popular for spectators ".
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bo Lincoln is the main protagonist of three different films of this saga of terror that will be broadcast by the AMC chain.
In the chapter of that night Walking Dead, Grimes was seriously injured and transported by helicopter to an unknown target. The first of these published films will explain what happened to the character and the new challenges it faces in the midst of the zombie apocalypse.
Premiere of the ninth season Walking Dead He collected 6,08 million viewers in the US in October, the lowest estimate earned by the episode since the second season, issued in 2011.
Nevertheless, Walking Dead It is one of the most successful series of recent years. Two years ago, the premier of the seventh season attracted more than 17 million viewers.
After leaving Lincoln, Norman Reedus, an interpreter to live with Daryl Dixon, will take on the lead in the series.